Series of experiments have
been conducted to find the optimized dose and efficacy of nitrogen to fulfill
the requirements of plant at each level by making split doses. Being most
important macro nutrient, afield trial was conducted to study the effect of
without applying nitrogen (control) single nitrogen (N) application at planting
time on yield and nitrogen uptake of potato in comparison to various split
applications. Data were collected about plants vegetative growth, total yield
and qualitative factors (TSS, nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and protein
percentage in tuber). Experimental design used was Randomized Complete Block
Design (RCBD) having seven treatments with three replications. Data were
analyzed by using standard statistical techniques. Overall, qualitative
characters of tubers and yield enhanced with split nitrogen application as
compared to all nitrogen applied once at planting time whereas, there was no
significant difference between tuber nitrogen, potassium, phosphorus and
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